Every culture eyes with suspicion, the motives of its neighbors, and with good reason. As you delve into the layers within, you will witness a world of developing plots, subterfuge, and a clash of cultures that threaten to unwind the fabric of it all. * Ancestral denizens seek to reclaim lands once lost, but greed beckons. * A proud race of isolationists discovers death can only be averted by lashing hope to those outside of the tribe. * Independent settlements of men, secure in their strength, may not see the danger until too late. * A cunning new chieftain seeks to raise his horde beyond their present squalor amidst shortsightedness and betrayal. * An exiled priest, torn between faith and clan, struggles to create compromise where none has existed before. Follow the disparate yet woven tales of leaders, craftsmen, and the acutely ordinary as each discovers the casting of their roles is more complex than it seems. The force of tradition and legend drive some in new directions,and alliances never dreamed of come to fruition. Who ultimately directs the fate of society? That depends on who is asked.